Banjong Banthoonprayuk

Soaring numbers of dengue fever cases in Thailand this year prompted Pattaya’s city and medical officials to step up their awareness campaign.
Students and the general public will compete to create the most-beautiful, natural floats for Pattaya’s annual Loy Krathong celebration Nov. 25. Considered Thailand’s traditional Valentine’s Day, thousands of people across the area will take krathongs made of everything from plastic foam to banana leaves, and filled...

YWCA offers mushroom-growing lessons

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 11:21
The YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center taught students and social-welfare groups how to grow and manage mushroom farms at a seminar at Pattaya School No. 7.
Pattaya officials this week planned to debate new rules aimed at cleaning up Pattaya and Jomtien beaches to bring them in line with policies set by the National Council for Peace and Order.
Pattaya city hall can put up traffic signs and lights, but it’s up to the police to actually enforce them. That was the message from Pattaya spokespeople Banjong Banthoonprayuk and Damrongkiat Phinitkan during their monthly meeting with reporters May 23. Both were responding to complaints about...
The head of the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association continued his assault on city hall over marine safety, saying that despite all the talk that followed last year’s string of deadly accidents, the city still has done little to improve.
Pattaya will award more than 50,000 baht in scholarships to young girls competing in its Loy Krathong “Nu Noi (Young Miss) Noppamas” pageant Sunday at Bali Hai Pier.

Lions Club donates encyclopedias

Thursday, 01 August 2013 11:40
Eight Lions Club District 310C chapters donated Thai encyclopedias to students at 15 area schools. District Gov. Sakchai Taechaweat and former governors Wiwat Pattanasin and Banjong Banthoonprayuk presented 500 copies of Volume 37 of the Royal Version Thai Junior Encyclopedia to the Chonburi Education Region 3...
A cement factory adjacent to Pattaya School No. 11 began planting 200 trees, installing nets and changing procedures to offset dust and pollution that has disrupted classes and forced students to wear face masks in class.

AdFest returns to Royal Cliff March 17-19

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 15:00
The Asia Pacific Advertising Festival returns to Pattaya March 17-19, celebrating creativity and excellence in multimedia marketing around the region. The 16th annual convention serves as a forum and platform designed for learning and meeting other professionals in the industry. It offers a learning opportunity for...
Pattaya officials and residents celebrated the 132nd birthday of HRH Abhakara Kiartivongse, the prince of Chumphon considered the father of the Royal Thai Navy.

King Power presents 800 beach umbrellas

Wednesday, 02 January 2013 16:42
Duty-free retailer King Power donated 800 beach umbrellas to the city for waterfront beautification. King Power communications director Sukhrudee Pongpatwattana presented the umbrellas to Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and city Councilman Banjong Banthoonprayuk Dec. 18.

Royal Garden lights up for holidays

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 09:45
Royal Garden Plaza kicked off Pattaya’s holiday celebration, again lighting up the front of the mall with thousands of lights. Pattaya City Councilman Banjong Banthoonprayuk flipped the switch on the festive lighting Dec. 17, marking the city’s first major Christmas and New Year’s display.
Pattaya officials have begun preparations to attend the World Plant Convention in 2014. At her biweekly meeting with reporters, Pattaya spokeswoman Yuwathida Jeerapat said more than 40 countries will send representatives to the exposition in Tsingtao, China, with Pattaya sending a team from Nong Nooch Tropical...